SSAA with piano accompaniment (1999 rev. 2006) ca. 3’
e.e. cummings, Text.
Commissioned by the Piedmont Choirs, for use in the International Choral Olympics in Linz, Austria, July, 2000.
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who knows if the moon’s
a balloon, coming out of a keen city
in the sky—filled with pretty people?
(and if you and I should
get into it, if they
should take me and take you into their balloon,
we’d go up higher with all the pretty people
than houses and steeples and clouds:
away and away into a keen
city which nobody’s ever visited, where
In love and flowers pick themselves